Learn about map features without consulting a legend by tapping the feature on your screen.
Click here to learn more about identifying map features.
Essential Map Layers: Private Lands, Government Lands and Hunting Units/GMUs
onX Hunt turns on these three Layers by default the first time you launch the onX Hunt App.
Click here to learn how to turn on, turn off and adjust Map Layers.
- Red lines - private land borders.
Click here to learn about the Private Lands Layer.
- Color shaded areas - government lands.
Click here to learn about the Government Lands Layer.
- Bright green lines - hunting unit (GMU) borders.
Click here to learn about the Hunting Units / GMUs Layer.
What do the circles on my map mean?
- Blue circle - your current physical location.
Click here to learn more about finding your physical location.
- Yellow circle / Green oval - Wind & Weather station you are currently connected to.
- Grey circle - Wind & Weather station you are not currently connected to.
Click here to learn more about the Wind & Weather Feature.
Symbols you'll see on Basemaps
These symbols are attached to the Basemaps and cannot be turned off or hidden.
Most Basemap symbols show up best on the Topo Basemap.
Click here to learn about our three different Basemaps.
Hiking trail information is separated into three different layers: Hiking trails, trail slope, trail mileage.
- Green trails - flat, shallow grade.
- Red trails - steep grade.
- White numbers with red borders - trail mileage (from one point to the next).
- White circles with red borders - trail start and end points.
Click here to learn about the Hiking Trails Layers.
Highways and roads
- Dark yellow line - interstate highway.
- Light yellow line - state highway.
- Solid white line - side street.
- Double-dashed thick line - two-track or jeep trail.
- Single-dashed or thin double-dashed line - dirt / gravel road.
Click here to learn more about our road maps.